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Art in Unexpected Places

Annapolis’s Art District contains many galleries and outdoor murals, but art also abounds throughout the town and elsewhere in Anne Arundel County, often in unusual places. At BWI Airport, for example, you can explore one or more of the seven art galleries and historical displays in various…

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ArtFarm Studios

In 2017, I was invited to join as the new partner and co-owner of ArtFarm Annapolis. Co-Founder, Stacy Turner was shifting her career focus to creating art full-time. Her and co-founder, Alison Harbaugh, invited me to coffee and asked if I would like to become Alison’s new partner. My instant gut…

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Artist Mark Peria’s Colorful Birthday Surprise

A text from Charles Lawrance came across Mark Peria’s phone: “Can you help me in the gallery?” Mark headed over, parking his car near their Annapolis Arts District co-op gallery, FinArt, but a familiar Pennsylvania license plate caught his eye. He spotted his friend Jim, who made a surprise trip to…

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Annapolis ArtWalk

{{unknown}}The independent collaboration between ArtWalk, Art at Large, and the Anne Arundel County School Performing and Visual Arts (PVA) Studio 39 program has produced a new art installation utilizing paint to activate crosswalks within the Annapolis Arts District. The installation named…

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Art Shopping this Holiday Season

Old-fashioned holidays sometimes feel like a thing of the past, what with gift shopping promotions starting two months early and everyone shopping for online deals. Cyber-shopping has reached an all-new and frenzied high… and can give us a lot of anxiety along the way! Patrice Drago, Beginning…

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4 Must-See Annapolis Visual Arts Exhibits in November

Are you ready for the Annapolis visual arts scene this month? There’s so much going on, it’s hard to know where to begin, but if you have time I’d fit as many in as you can. If you only have time for four or five, I have some recommendations in the “do not miss” category. The great news is these are…

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Local Artist Charles Lawrance and FinArt

I love interviewing artists. The story behind the artist is almost always multi-dimensional and adds another lens through which to see their work. This was true of my discussion with Charles Lawrance. It was an easy conversation; he’s a soft-spoken, even-tempered guy. His work stands alone of…

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